For those wondering… Wordage is a word

wordage n.

  1. Words considered as a group.
  2. The use of an excessive number of words; verbiage.
  3. The number of words used, as in a novel.
  4. Wording.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
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